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Wade Holmes

About Wade Holmes

Wade Holmes, VCDX #15, CISSP, CCSK, is Director of Technical Product Management within VMware's Cloud Provider Software Business Unit. Wade has over 19 years of industry experience in leadership, technical product management, technical marketing, and design of products and solutions used in complex computing environments of all scopes and sizes. Wade has presented at numerous industry conferences and is the author of the NSX Micro-segmentation Day 1 book and co-author of the VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit book. Wade holds a Bachelors degree in Information Technology and a Masters Degree in Information Assurance. Wade also blogs on www.vwade.com, and you can follow Wade on Twitter @wholmes.

VMware Virtual SAN Performance Testing – Part IV

Virtual SAN ObserverIn Part I, Part II and Part III of this blog post series, we reviewed methods of running benchmark tests on a Virtual SAN cluster using three different methods; synthetic I/O Tools such is Iometer, pre-created application I/O trace replay files available for download, or custom created application I/O trace replay. Once you are running benchmark testing, there will be the need to assess and analyze the performance results of your Virtual SAN cluster, and how they meet the needs of the target applications within your environment . In this post, we will review some key concepts in performing a performance analysis of your Virtual SAN solution.

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